sensory processing disorder


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sensory processing disorder

n.
A disorder characterized by oversensitivity or undersensitivity to sensory stimuli, motor control problems, unusually high or low activity levels, and emotional instability, thought by some to be caused by disruption in the processing and organizing of sensory information by the central nervous system. Its status as a clinical diagnosis is controversial. Also called sensory integration dysfunction.
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